Posts Tagged ‘autonomy’

Tribunal upholds bodily autonomy rights – TEDS winning here

WEU wins significant case – Tribunal upholds homeopathic lifestyle and bodily autonomy in the right to determine whether to have Covid vaccination POSTED BY: ADMIN 30/01/2024 In Paul Edward Bailey – v – West Midlands Ambulance Service – Case No. 1302139/2022 the Midlands West Employment Tribunal has upheld that the Claimant has a protected philosophical belief under […]

Spain to protect ‘strategic autonomy’ after Telefonica’s sale to Saudi Telecom

The Spanish government said, on Wednesday, that it is focused on preserving its “strategic autonomy” after Saudi Telecom announced a €2.1 billion ($2.25 billion) investment in the Spanish telecom company, Telefonica, Anadolu Agency reports. Yolanda Diaz, Spain’s acting second Deputy Prime Minister, expressed concern over the move, calling Telefonica, one of the world’s largest telecommunications […]

Justice 4 Jackson. Help us fix Jackson’s Water System and Build more autonomy and people power in the city.

Jackson, Mississippi Is Currently Suffering Through An Unprecedented Water Crisis. After Decades Of Systematic And Intentional Neglect Due To Environmental Racism, Capital Flight And Deindustrialization, The City’s Water System Has Collapsed. This Collapse Didn’t Have To Happen. As A Result Of The City’s Declining Tax Base Over The Decade, It Cannot Pay For The Repairs […]

Morocco: Autonomy initiative is best for the Western Sahara people

Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita said that the view adopted by a group of European countries and others that the autonomy initiative is the basis for a solution to the issue of the Sahara region does not contradict international efforts. This came in a press conference with his German counterpart, Annalina Baerbock, yesterday on the […]

Protesters call for Western Sahara autonomy amid tension between Morocco and Spain

Thousands of people descended on the streets of Madrid capital on Saturday to demand self-determination for Western Sahara. The demonstration was the culmination of month-long marches to highlight the plight of the native Sahrawi people, thousands of whom have been displaced in refugee camps for decades. Morocco annexed the area on the northwest coast of […]

Academic Autonomy: Needed a Holistic Societal Perspective

 If a university privately funded by philanthropists can be forced to fall in line, even if due to implicit pressure from the ruling dispensation, it can be inferred that autonomy in institutions funded by businessmen is literally non-existent. The institutions run with direct government funding have had little autonomy. The publicly funded universities can offer […]

Several Proud Boys Chapters Declare Autonomy After Leader Uncovered as ‘Prolific Informer’

The Proud Boys—a far-right, neo-fascist hate group that played a key role in the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection—appears to be splintering into separate entities. A handful of Proud Boys chapters have declared autonomy from the group’s leadership following recent reports that Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio was a “prolific” informant for the FBI and local […]

Agriculture And Autonomy In The Middle East

Agriculture And Autonomy In The Middle East Above Photo: Courtesy of Ercan Ayboğa In Rojava, a region in Syria also known as North Kurdistan, a groundbreaking experiment in communal living, social justice, and ecological vitality is taking place. Devastated by civil war, Syria is a place where a cessation of hostilities often seems like the […]

Catalonia independence ruled out, but more autonomy possible – Spanish FM

“I rule out full independence but not necessarily more autonomy, even if they are now already one of the regions with the highest powers and competencies not only in Spain, but in the world at large,” Alfonso Dastis told the Associated Press (AP).He emphasized that the snap elections scheduled for December 21 “will be held […]

COMMENTARY: Richest Regions Of Veneto & Lombardy Go To Polls Over Autonomy

Read more Polling stations are open from 7 am to 11 am on Sunday, with results expected to be counted late into the night, the local press reports. Over 12 million of citizens will be offered a choice of voting ‘yes’, ‘no’ or ‘blank’ by tapping the screen of a tablet fitted to a polling […]

Catalonia Crisis: Spain Moves to Suspend Autonomy

Catalonia Crisis: Spain Moves to Suspend Autonomy October 19th, 2017 Via: BBC: Spain is to start suspending Catalonia’s autonomy from Saturday, as the region’s leader threatens to declare independence. The government said ministers would meet to activate Article 155 of the constitution, allowing it […]

Barzani and al-Nujaifi discussed future of post-ISIS Iraq and Sunni autonomy

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Masoud Barzani, the President of Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region, and Osama al-Nujaifi, the vice president and head of the United […]

Musk: Level 5 Autonomy About Two Years Away

Musk: Level 5 Autonomy About Two Years Away April 29th, 2017 Via: Electrek: The best timeline he mentioned was based on a coast-to-coast demo drive from California to New York without the driver touching the wheel. During his TED talk yesterday, Musk reiterated that […]

How war in Nagorno-Karabakh could spread – and become a major problem for Europe

Kevork Oskanian (TC) : Every now and then, the West is reminded of a quarrel in a far-away country between people of whom it knows nothing (as Neville Chamberlain once said). Nagorno-Karabakh is such a place, a tiny enclave that has caused strife between neighbouring Azerbaijan and Armenia even before they gained independence from the […]

Anti-Muslim protests continue in Corsica despite ban on gatherings

The protesters attempted to make their way to the Jardins de l’Empereur neighborhood, which was the epicenter of the protests on Friday and Saturday, and of the Christmas Eve clash in which two firefighters and a police officer were injured. However, the riot police erected a fence at the entrance to the low-income neighborhood, where […]

Mexico deploys navy to repel seaweed invasion (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Ever since the arrival of tons of sargassum algae to the waters of the Yucatan Peninsula in July, local authorities have been trying to find ways to clean up the amphibious algae monster. So far the effort has focused on increasing the number of cleanup workers that are deployed along the beach line but their […]

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